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Questions tagged [lan]

A local area network is a computer network that interconnects computers in a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building using network media.

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Xiaomi blackshark android 8.0 can't connect to LAN Ethernet

ill buy LAN adapter with usb c to connect LAN directly to my phone but it is not working. What possible to do
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How to use my phone as a WiFi adapter for playing lan games

I just want to play lan games and use wireless apps because my pc doesnt have WiFi so I want to use my damaged display phone as WiFi for lan games in pc And also use pc remote from my other phone -...
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Android connected via USB to Windows 10 but Android does not see Windows computer as in local network

I have connected my Android to Windows 10 via USB. I have enabled network tethering in Android device, I have enabled developer settings in Android device and there have been all the messages that I ...
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How to setup a Internet connection sharing from Windows 10 PC to Smart TV Box?

I have an Internet connection from my Windows 10 PC via PPPoE through a 100 mbps Switch device. The integrated network cards are Intel Gigabit LAN, Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3168. An Android 7.1 TV ...
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How to set up LAN Printer with IP address

On a Moto G (5) Plus running Android 8.1.0, API 27, I have Default Print Service under Settings > Connected devices > Printing. When I click on Default Print Service it starts searching for ...
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How can I get Ethernet adapter and still be able to charge my tablet

I found this adapter to add Ethernet to my android phone, but looks like doesnt power the device. Is there a way to have Ethernet connection and still be able to charge the device at the same time? ...
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How can I broadcast audio to another Android device nearby?

I tried RTSP server over LAN but there is too much delay. Is there any more efficient way to achieve this?
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Android not connecting to server on LAN

I am unable to connect to the SSH server on my desktop from my Android (Oreo 8.1) device over Wifi. Here is the setup: Android and Ubuntu desktop are both connected to my Wifi, which is connected on ...
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Share a folder on android

How to share a folder on android so the folder becomes available over LAN to anyone? No "server" or any complicated "solution" Just share the folder on android and see it on the computer, as its ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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Can i connect my androidphone to the LAN from outside to reach the TV-box?

I have a TV-box from a cableproveider, wich comes with an app to watch TV directly on the phone, but only if the android-phone is connected through wi-fi on the same LAN as the TV-box. I am hoping ...
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lan transfer speeds

I have been trying to figure out what is limiting my lan transfer speeds. I have openwrt/lede on my linksys router, and a samba server running on it with a usb hdd plugged in. My last device, a M8s ...
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Ethernet on Moto E3 with Marshmallow (6.0)

Just got a usb2 to ethernet adaptor. I am trying to connect the Moto E3 on wired ethernet but this is unsuccessful so far. It does not seem to work like plug and play. ifconfig does not shows eth0 ...
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Building LAN with android phone (Xiaomi Redmi 3s)

I am trying to build a LAN using my phone. Have connected the phone via USB to the pc and switched on WiFi hotspot (so i can connect laptop, printer etc to the Internet). But i cant get them together, ...
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access file when I am connected to his wi-fi network [duplicate]

I have an andriod device.Can I access files of another android device ? I am connected to his wi-fi network. if yes how??
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Upload and LAN issues in Nougat

I recently switched phones to Infinix Zero 4 running Android N and can't seem to get around the following issues: 1) My backup app (Folder Sync Pro) has not been able to complete a single backup ...
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Onboard ethernet drivers for Android-x86?

I have recently installed Android-x86 6.0 RC1 on a USB Flash drive, so I can test compatibility in various PCs and notebooks. One thing I noticed is that the Ethernet card is never detected (probably ...
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Use Android x86 machine with LAN setting (without WiFi)

Android Enthusiasts! I am a newbie in StackExchange. Recently, I installed Android-x86 on my desktop in workplace. (http://www.android-x86.org/download, android-x86-6.0-r1.iso) Unfortunately, I ...
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Android can't access services hosted on my own LAN

My girlfriends Sony Xperia X cannot currently access any internal services on my network. access to the external internet is fine. I have a very simple home network. single wireless AP running a ...
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Access the network without logging into the captive portal on Android?

I want to access the local network on a hotspot on my Android devie without logging in, but if i connect to it, i get the "Sign in to network" notification and the sign in site, but all my other ...
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Android to Android Files Sync over LAN

I have an Android TV Box which is always in WiFi Hotspot Mode. I want to sync some files from my android phone to the TV Box when I connect to the Android Box AP WiFi on my phone. I could find some ...
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TWRP backup directly to network drive

I am trying to create a TWRP backup of my phone, but I don't have enough storage space to create the backup. Is there some way to backup directly to an external drive on my local network, like I do ...
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Using an android phone as a server for PC LAN gaming

So me and my friend wish to play tf2 using our phones as the server when we are in college. We tried using WiFi hotspot on the phone to connect but couldn't find any way to forward a port. So we tried ...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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Logon failure with ES File Explorer and Windows LAN

With ES File Explorer when I try and access my Windows 7 pc under LAN I'm greeted with the error "Login fail. This may be caused by: plain text passwords are disabled." I am sure the username and ...
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Android disconnects from Wi-Fi if I don't login to hot-spot. But there is no login needed

Today I connected to a Wi-Fi network with two options: Free access to intranet. No login required. Paid access to full internet access. Login and payment required. I just wanted to use the free ...
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Being able to access LAN while using VPN

On Ubuntu, using network-manager, I am able to acces my local LAN while at the same time using a VPN to access internet. On android 4.4.4, I am using the app of my VPN provider (PIA), and there is no ...
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Can I connect my android phone to the LAN, via an ethernet cable?

I want to connect my Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-120S Android version 4.0 (rooted) to the internet via a LAN connection. I am sensitive to wifi and network radiation, hence want to make a line connection and ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I was using ES Explorer to connect to a PC okay but recently I changed the modem then my Android phone can't connect to the computer anymore. I thought it would be caused by a setting on my modem, but ...
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Internet over mobile-data while connected to WLAN network

I have a WLAN network that is not connected to the internet. There is a DHCP server on that network and that assigns its clients an IP and subnet mask, but no default gateway. When I connect to this ...
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Direct file access on tablet from LAN, as opposed to having to download files first

I am attempting to construct a LAN/WLAN to which computers, smartphones and tablet are connected. I would like to be able to access all these devices from from any device via some file manager and ...
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LAN cable not working

when I connect it does not work the internet connection by LAN cable. Even though there´s a slot for it. How can I make it work? or this LAN slot is not for connecting with cable the internet through ...
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How to reverse tether inorder to transmit Internet signal from PC to Android via Bluetooth? [duplicate]

My phone is HTC Explorer(Pico), Android 2.3.5. I run Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. My PC has no Wifi. I use a bluetooth USB dongle to transmit files to/from my smartphone. I have a wired ...
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I want to disable internet but not the network

How can I disable internet but keep the network access on Android tablet? I want to be disable internet access to all but selected apps, at the same time I want applications to have direct internal ...
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Galaxy Nexus 6:30 minutes to copy 128MB over WiFi, is it normal?

I use the Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250 and the WiFi is very slow, I copied a video (128MB) from my computer and it completed in 6:30 minutes, is that normal? It seems slower than over 3G. I used ES File ...
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LAN not working properly from one specific device

I have a Nexus S running cm10, which can connect without problems to the internal LAN. However my Nexus One running cm7, for reasons that are completely beyond me, fail to connect to it. I'm totally ...
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How to simulate a slow internet connection on an Android phone

I basically use internet using wifi which provides a very high speed internet and LAN connection. I would like to simulate a slow speed internet and LAN connection to understand how my web site works ...
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How to print to CUPS (running on another computer in the LAN)?

How to print from Android to CUPS (running on another computer in the LAN)? (CUPS (Common Unix Printing System/Server) is of course already set up to accept requests over the LAN.) Preferably, ...
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How can I play video over my LAN?

I have a Mythbuntu computer on my home LAN where I store all my music and video files. I'd like to be able to watch video that is stored on my Mythbuntu computer on my Galaxy Tab 10.1. The videos are ...
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How do I access files on an Android device from a LAN connected computer?

My connection configuration is, my modem, connected to a LAN router, connected to several PCs and also connected to a wireless router. When I use WiFi on my android device, I can access files on the ...
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Multiplayer Games and Wifi / LAN

So at work, 2 of my colleagues also have android handsets: I have an SGS3 (stock, for now) Colleague #1 also has an SGS3 (stock) Colleague #2 has an SGS2 (rooted and ROMd) We have been trying to get ...